Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Saranac Lake, Adirondack Regional Airport (KSLK)

Lat: 44.39°NLon: 74.2°WElev: 1663ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 24 Oct 10:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Placid NY

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 39 by 4pm. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of sleet after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Sleet

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain, mainly after 7am.  High near 43. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain showers likely before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 39 by 4pm. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of sleet after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
Rain, mainly after 7am. High near 43. Southeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain showers likely before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 11am, then a chance of rain showers between 11am and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Calm wind.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Placid NY
 44.29°N 73.97°W (Elev. 1877 ft)
10:11 am EDT Oct 24, 2020
11am EDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm EDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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